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The Embassy is now looking for new interns for Spring 2019

03.09.2018  13:26
The Embassy is currently looking for new interns

Deadline for applications is 9th of September 2018 23.59 Hrs (Danish Time)

NB! Due to some problems with receiving all applications, please contact the embassy ( if you have not received any confirmation on you application more than 24 hours after you have e-mailed it.

Ghana is one of Danida’s priority countries and the Embassy in Accra serves as the centre for the partnership between Ghana and Denmark within development aid, political cooperation, and commercial engagements. Denmark’s cooperation with Ghana is in a period of transition, and Denmark is entering into a new strategic partnership with Ghana focusing on political and commercial cooperation. However, the next couple of years, development aid still have an important role to play at the Embassy.

An internship at the Danish Embassy in Accra is a unique opportunity to experience developmental politics, as well as political and commercial cooperation at close range.

The Danish Embassy in Accra offers the following three internships for six months:

- Communication and Public Diplomacy 
- Development Cooperation
- Trade and Investment

Qualifications and Requirements
When the internships are posted on this website, both Danish nationals and foreign students can apply if they have a B.Sc. and are enrolled in postgraduate studies. Foreign students, however, must have lived in Denmark the last 3-4 years, be studying at a Danish University, and at time of applying be living in Denmark.

You further have to be fluent in written and spoken Danish and English. Please note that you can only have one internship within the Danish Foreign Service.

Application and Deadline
The application must be written in English (Max. 1 A4-page). Application, CV and relevant diplomas should be sent to the Embassy by email at with the desired internship in the subject line. Deadline for applications is 9th of September 2018 23.39 Hrs (Danish Time).

If you have any questions you are welcome to contact the Embassy: and write 'Question about internship' in the subject line.